The Department of Gastroenterology, established in 1962, is the earliest founded gastroenterology department in Zhejiang Province. In terms of science and technology evaluation metrics (STEM), it is ranked 2th in China in the year of 2019. It is also the National Key Clinical Specialty. It is equipped with clinic, ward, endoscopy center, gastrointestinal mobility room and digestive laboratory. With 4 specialty groups and more than 54 digestive disease specialists on staff, the Department of Gastroenterology is one of the largest and most deeply experienced in China. Doctors in the Department of Gastroenterology form a diverse team of deeply experienced specialists to care for people with digestive tract and liver disorders.
At present, the annual outpatient amount is more than 300,000 and the discharge amount is over 5,000. The number of annual gastroscopy examination exceeds 30,000, and colonoscopy examinations over 10,000. We are trusted by patients throughout the whole country.
Our department consists of 57 physicians, with 13 senior physicians and scientists, 13 associate senior physicians, 7 supervisors for PHD students and 13 master's supervisors.
Many doctors have gained national and international recognition for their clinical and research efforts. Our faculty members of excellence include President of Chinese Society of internal Medicine, Member of Chinese Society of Digestive Diseases, Member of Chinese Society of Digestive Endoscopy.
We are united by a common purpose: seeking new treatments and cures that will reduce and ultimately eliminate the devastating impact of digestive diseases.
Treatments and Services
Our gastroenterology resources include the latest in endoscopic equipment and minimally invasive techniques. We provide the most advanced treatments for conditions including but not limited to:
Small bowel enteroscopy
Confocal endoscopy and NBI magnification endoscopy
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR)/Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD)
Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
Submucosal Tunneling Endoscopic Resection (STER)
Additionally, our world-class medical staff treats acute and rare diseases and disorders, such as:
Inflammatory bowel disease
Acute immune disease in GI
Research & Innovation
Our physicians constantly seek new knowledge to improve diagnosis and therapies for patients with digestive disorders. We provide clinical excellence and multidisciplinary approach to the treatments in our practice, from early detection of gastrointestinal tumors, surgery of mucosal and submucosal tumors in GI tract, state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities of inflammatory bowel disease, to liver diseases. At our department, every patient receives a seamless continuum of care. Every resource is marshaled and deployed to help the patient heal faster.
Education & Training
The Department of Gastroenterology is deeply committed to training expert clinicians, clinical investigators, and medical educators who will go on to be future leaders in the field.
Effective teaching strategies for active learning in medical students and residents
Exploration of training modules for endoscopists
Honors & Awards
National Key Clinical Specialty